Katie Taylor is set to defend her IBF and WBA World Lightweight titles against Eva Wahlstrom at Madison Square Garden in New York on December 15.

Taylor makes her defense of her belts in her third fight in New York, taking first in the World famous Manhattan boxing mecca and fourth stateside fight in her last seven fights.

The Irish sensation became the WBA World ruler in her seventh pro outing in Cardiff, Wales in October 2017 against Anahi Sanchez and unified the belts at the Barclays Center, comfortably ripping the IBF belt from Victoria Bustos back in April.

The Olympic gold medalist has added to five World Championships and six European golds but faces the stiffest test of her pro career to date.

Wahlstrom is aiming to become a two-weight World champion in the Big Apple the long-reigning WBC Super-Featherweight champion steps up to Lightweight to achieve that goal on December 15.

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